Molokai: The Story of Father Damien
00:03:30 - 00:08:00
The true story of Father Damien, a 19th century priest, who volunteered to go to the island of Molokai, to console and care for the lepers.

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  1. What has the Hawaiian government done with lepers?
  2. What are the priests asked to volunteer for?
  3. Why is this a dangerous task?

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